– Amex Activate Card

American Express Card Confirm

New American Express cardholders that recently received their new card in the mail can activate their card online at  The American Express activate card service is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week for cardholders to visit and activate their card before using it to make purchases.

When you visit the activation site you will need to enter your 15 digit American Express card number including your 4 digit security code which can be found on the back of your card.  Part of the activation process is registering for an online account which should be a convenience for many cardholders.  

On the American Express Activate Card page users can register for an account by selecting “Don’t have an Online Account?  Start here” link.  The next step is to enter your 15 digit card number and 4 digit card ID.  Next you will need to set up your account preferences which includes creating your login credentials (user ID and password), creating security questions, etc.

After completing the application process and setting up your online account Amex cardholders will be able to access their credit card account 24 hours a day 7 days a week.  They can also manage their account information while on the go via their mobile devices and smartphones as well.  A shortcut for managing their account on the go is via the American Express mobile app which can be downloaded.

The option to activate your Amex card via telephone is available to cardholders by calling 1-800-362-6033.  

American Express Online Access

Through online account management users are able to view much of their account activity online.  Other features are available for users through the account management such as:  

  • review billing statements in electronic form
  • dispute/inquire about charges
  • view past and present transactions
  • download financial information to Quicken/Quickbooks
  • pay their bill online
  • setup recurring payments
  • monitor rewards points
  • Add authorized users
  • Order a replacement card
  • Update contact information
  • Request an increase

American Express cardholders can start with activating their new card at

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